Brian Aldiss

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Brian W. Aldiss (1925 - )
Brian Wilson Aldiss was born in 1925. He is a highly decorated science fiction author who has achieved the rare feat of acceptance as a writer of real significance by the literary establishment in his lifetime. As well as his many award-winning novels he has been a hugely important anthologist and editor in the field. He also wrote the pre-eminent history of the genre (with David Wingrove), Billion Year Spree (later expanded and revised as Trillion Year Spree). He lives in Oxford.


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Essential reading

Wondering where to start with Brian Aldiss? Gateway recommends beginning with the SF Masterworks - which have been selected to showcase the greatest works of modern science fiction - and then moving on to the Gateway Essentials . . .


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Non-Stop (1958) Greybeard (1964) Helliconia (2010)



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Helliconia Spring (1982) Helliconia Summer (1983) Helliconia Winter (1985)

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